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Safeguarding

Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust (C&I) is committed to putting the service user and carer at the centre of everything we do and strives to improve patients' and service users' experience of our service.

We take all issues of abuse or neglect of adults and children at risk very seriously, and we are committed to dealing with these issues effectively to protect all service users, carers and staff at risk of abuse or harm. This includes adults and children who are at risk of domestic abuse.
 
The Trust works in partnership with three local authorities to safeguard adults at risk of abuse and neglect: Camden Council, London Borough of Islington and two mental health teams in Kingston. Each of the three boroughs and C&I work in line with the Pan-London Safeguarding procedures and Care Act (2014).
 

Raising Safeguarding concern

If it is an emergency and immediate police support is required, please call 999.
 
For Adults at risk: If you are an adult experiencing abuse or neglect, or if you are worried about an adult you think may be at risk of abuse or neglect,
raise your concern with the Borough where the abuse or neglect has taken place. Click here for more information. 
 
For Children: If you’re worried about a child or young person’s safety and welfare you should make a referral to the child’s Local Authority Children’s Social Care and should do so immediately. Click here for more information.
 

Useful contacts:

For further information, advice and support contact Camden & Islington NHS Foundation Trust Safeguarding Hub:
Tel: 020 3317 7171  (Mon-Fri, 9am to 5pm)
Email: Safeguarding@candi.nhs.uk 
Secure email: cim-tr.safeguarding@nhs.net
Address: St Pancras Hospital, 4 St Pancras Way, 1st Floor, East Wing, London. NW1 0PE  
 
During out of Hours Contact:
Camden Social Care Tel: 020 7974 4000 (for Adults at risk) or Tel: 020 7974 4444 (for children at risk)
Islington Social Care Tel: 020 7226 0992 (for Adults at risk) or Tel: 020 75277400 (for children at risk)
Kingston Social Care Tel: 020 8770 5000 (for Adults at risk) or Tel: 020 8770 5000 (for children at risk)
 
Trust Safeguarding Team:
Head of Nursing, Safeguarding and Mental Health Law
Francis Kudjoe
Email: francis.kudjoe@candi.nhs.uk  
Tel: 020 3317 7124
 
Safeguarding Manager
Alwyn Davies
Email: Alwyn.Davies@Candi.nhs.uk
Tel: 020 3317 7096
 
Women’s Lead and Team Manager 
Shirley McNicholas
Tel: 020 7607 2777
Email: Shirley.McNicholas@candi.nhs.uk
 

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